Autumn Festivals: Glasgay! Homotopia, Shout and Wise Thoughts

Glasgay! – Glasgow A vibrant festival of gay theatre, comedy, music, film, art, exhibitions, dance and clubbing – held in venue throughout the city of Glasgow in Scotland and organised by GALA Scotland Ltd. GlasGay! now stretches for 30 days, and is said to be the UK’s largest LGBT cultural festival. Find Out More Homotopia […]

Sheila McWattie

TRIBUTES have been paid to a campaigner, journalist and co-founder of the Free Pride festival who has died suddenly, aged 56. Sheila McWattie, of York Road, Hove, was a fundraiser for the Brighton’s Women’s Centre, Cancer Research and various causes related to Pride. One of the organisers of the Women’s Performance Tent at the festival, […]

Glasgow Provost Defies Urges to Cancel Russian Visit

THE Lord Provost of Glasgow has rejected calls for her to cancel a trip to Russia amid outrage over the country’s policies on homosexuality. Activists urged Lord ­Provost Sadie Docherty to postpone her planned trip to Glasgow’s twin city of Rostov-on-Don in a show of solidarity to the gay community (LGBT) in Scotland and Russia. […]

Council Leader's Indiscretion Could Show a Change in Attitude

Tongues are wagging in Glasgow after the Labour leader of the Council Gordon Matheson was caught in an ‘act of indecency’ in a city park. Tipped off by a passer-by, the police investigated and found Matheson committing the act. They followed up by reporting the incident to the procurator fiscal, who declined to take any […]